Hi, I'm Derian.

I am a photographer and a mother of one human, a pup and two cats. I'm a frequent daydreamer, night owl and 100% addicted to caffeine. Photography has always been a hobby from a young girl with a disposable camera to high school film classes - this hobby led me to being nineteen and spending my entire modest months salary on a spiffy DSLR.

Now, almost a decade later, I get to make it my career. Sustaining my tiny family on dreams, goals, and a whole lot of raw emotion has been my greatest adventure. Each time someone chooses me as their photographer, allowing me to preserve a moment in time, I'm reminded again of how important each persons story is. Some sessions result in tears, most in laughs. What I work to capture the most: connection.

Photo Credit: Shantal Marie Creative

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Testimonials

Testimonials

“Derian is an absolute blast to work with. I’ve never met anyone who can hold onto professionalism so well while simultaneously being incredibly down to earth and hilarious. The photos I got back from our session were breathtaking as well!”